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Floor slab of Lijffart Schenck van Nijdeggen

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 2201
Name Floor slab of Lijffart Schenck van Nijdeggen
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • Sint Agatha, Kruisherenklooster (Crutched Friars)
Category
Type Tomb monument, tomb slab or floor slab (physical object)
Classification Tomb slab or floor slab
Short description Large stone slab with a coat of arms in the centre and Gothic tracery above, an inscription and scrolling leaves along the edge, and quatrefoils with heraldic shields in the corners
Remarks about category
General date
General date 1450-1500
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
Original institution(s)
Original institution [715] St. Agathaklooster, Kruisheren (St Agatha's Monastery, Crutched Friars), Sint Agatha
Arguments
Specification
Still in original institution? yes
Location inside the institution
In situ? no
(Probable) original location
  • in the church/chapel (exact location unknown)
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks This and other slabs originally in the church floor were placed in their current location during the 1944-48 restoration of the church after a fire on 9 May 1944
Memorial piece
Function
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function liturgical/religious
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name Lijffart Schenck van Nijdeggen
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [4484] Lijffart Schenck van Nijdeggen (female)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons not applicable (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Name
Composition of the commissioning party
Specification
Members of the commissioning party
Commissioning person(s)
Commissioning Institution(s)
Relation between commissioning party and commemorated party
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Material(s)
  • stone
Specification Namur stone
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 334 x 161 x 0
Completeness The slab appears complete
Condition Good, except for perhaps some damage to the top right corner
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
  • Bloys van Treslong Prins, P.C., Genealogische en heraldische gedenkwaardigheden in en uit de kerken der provincie Noord-Brabant I (Utrecht 1924), 8
Other documentation
SKKN inventory 8149-414 (1995)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Tomb or floor slab (front) of [2201] Floor slab of Lijffart Schenck van Nijdeggen

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Short description
Short description Large stone slab with a coat of arms in the centre and Gothic tracery above, an inscription and scrolling leaves along the edge, and quatrefoils with heraldic shields in the corners
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 334 x 161 x 0
Date
Year 1484
Specified date 1484/08/29
Argumentation
  • date of death given on the object
Specification
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution Sint Agatha, Kruisherenklooster (Crutched Friars)
Collection
Collection identifier
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution The slab is placed against the interior north wall of the church
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Heraldry

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the central field
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Marshalled arms (2 coats of arms in one shield per pale or per fess)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield per pale, I: a chevron, in base a ring; II: a lion (gedeeld, I: een keper, onder vergezeld van een ring; II: een leeuw)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling) crest: out of a crest coronet an issuant lion (helmteken: uit een helmkroon een uitkomende leeuw)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
Specification
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Van Wylack (Wylich)-Schenck van Nijdeggen
Person details
Person details
  • [4484] Lijffart Schenck van Nijdeggen (female)
Additional remarks
Additional remarks Lijffart Schenck van Nijdeggen was married to Christoffel van Wylack (Wylich)
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the upper left corner, inside a quatrefoil
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield a contourny lion (een omgewende leeuw)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
Specification
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Schenck van Nijdeggen
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the lower left corner, inside a quatrefoil
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield a contourny stag trippant (een omgewend gaand hert)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
Specification
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Van Hertefeld
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the upper right corner, inside a quatrefoil
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield two embattled and counterembattled fesses, in chief three martlets (twee beurtelings gekanteelde dwarsbalken, boven vergezeld van drie merletten)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
Specification
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Van Schonauwen
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of heraldry
Place of heraldry in the lower right corner, inside a quatrefoil
Specification of heraldry
Type of heraldry Personal use of family arms (one undivided shield)
Specification
Shape of the shield Late gothic shield
Specification
Description of the shield a cross between in chief two martlets (een kruis, boven aan weerszijden vergezeld van een merlet)
Description of the upper arms (helmet, crest and mantling)
Remarks
Additional parts of the achievement
Type of supporter
Specification
Motto
English translation of the motto
Insignia or attributes
Heraldry belonging to
Heraldry belonging to Van Kecken
Person details
Person details
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Inscriptions

Indication of part
Indication of part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Place of the inscription
Place of the inscription along all four edges of the slab
Language(s)
Languages
  • Dutch
Language specification
Transcription
Transcription Int jaer ons heren M CCCC LXXXIIII opten XXIX dach inden Oest sterft joncfer Lijffart Schenck van Nijdeggen, Christoffels van Wylackz huisvrou. Bidt Got voir die ziell.
Translation
English translation In the year of our Lord 1484 on the 29th day in the harvest [month, i.e. August] died lady Lijffart Schenck van Nijdeggen, wife of Christoffel van Wylack. Pray to God for the soul.
Dutch translation
Lay–out
Lay-out Raised Gothic textualis
Inscription mentioning
Name [4484] Lijffart Schenck van Nijdeggen (female)
Sex female
Argumentation the person is being commemorated
Name [4485] Christoffel van Wylack (Wylich) (male)
Sex male
Argumentation the person is used as a reference
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Decorations

Indication of part
Indication of the part Tomb or floor slab (front)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
Type(s) of decoration(s)
  • flowers/plants
  • fruit
  • architectural decorations
Description of the decoration(s)
Description of the decoration(s) scrolling leaves along the edges; two consoles from which Gothic tracery decorated with leaves and fruit(?)
Depicted allegories
Depicted allegories
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4484
Personal details
Name Lijffart Schenck van Nijdeggen
Sex female
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death 1484/08/29
Additional remarks Lijffart was a daughter of Johan Schenck van Nijdeggen and Irmgard van Schonauwen. Sister of Otto and Arnold. She was married to Christoffel van Wylack (Wylich), lord of Grubbenvorst and bailiff of Gennep.
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • identification of the person (portrayed, mentioned in text or owning the coat of arms)
  • mentioned in the inscription
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
Personal identification number
Personal identification number 4485
Personal details
Name Christoffel van Wylack (Wylich)
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks Christoffel was married to Lijffart Schenck van Nijdeggen
Social standing
Status nobility
Arguments
  • according to literature
Specification lord of Grubbenvorst; bailiff of Gennep
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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